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The Ministry of Health has confirmed that quarantines for those who test positive for the coronavirus are to be shortened from 14 days to 10. Minister of Health, Salvador Illa, said his department was finalising plans to amend the current guidance with various regions across the country. The proposal is understood to say that those […]

Minister of Justice, Juan Carlos Campo, has said that his department will begin clemency hearings for Catalan separatist politicians who were jailed for their involvement in the disputed independence referendum in October 2018. The announcement was met with anger by the PP, Ciudadanos and Vox parties, who have said they will launch a legal block […]

One of the country’s largest exhibitions – the Mobile World Congress – has been postponed next year until the end of June 2021. In a statement issued by organizers GSMA, they said that the event – originally scheduled for the start of March – will now take place between the 28th June and the 1st […]

10,799 new cases of the Coronavirus have been recorded in Spain, with a third of them in Madrid, according to official data released by the Ministry of Health. In their latest update, they also confirmed a further 241 deaths due to covid-19. According to the latest data, the reproductive rate of the virus – otherwise […]

This autumn looks set to the dryer and warmer this year, according to the National Meteorological Agency AEMET. The agency said their forecasts suggest an increase in average temperatures of 0.6ºC between now and December with less rainfall across the country, especially after this years hot summer – the ninth hottest on record. Autumn officially […]

Guardia Civil in Alicante have arrested three people in connection with defrauding eight people of over €20,000 after posing as their bank. Officers raided a property in Almoradí after they established it was the location of a widespread text message fraud scheme, where text messages were sent pretending to be from a persons bank, and […]

Works on the new road linking the Airport, Puerto del Rosario and La Caldereta in Fuerteventura has officially begun. The new north-south road, estimated to cost around €92 million to construct, will run for 17km across the island and will take 54 months to complete. Yesterday saw officials from the Cabildo de Fuerteventura and the […]

The Ministry of Health has reported a further 31,428 infections of the coronavirus since Friday, in their update on Monday. In the daily briefing they also said that 168 more deaths were recorded due to the coronavirus. In total, 671,468 infections have now been recorded since the start of the pandemic, making Spain the ninth […]

The Spanish stock exchange – the Ibex35 – has dropped 3.43% in one day as concerns over the latest wave of coronavirus infections spook the markets. In a widespread fall in European markets, the index lost 6,700 points compared to the start of business yesterday. The biggest falls were in aviation giant IAG, ACS, Arcelormittal […]

A Partido Popular member of the Senate has resigned from his post after being summoned by a judge in an anti-corruption case. In a further scandal to affect the conservative party in Spain, senator David Erguido has been summoned to appear before a judge investigating Operación Púnica on the 23rd October. Mr Erguido voluntarily stood […]